The SPRINT research centre focuses on improving and restoring mobility in the elderly, which is becoming increasingly important in our ageing Western society. SPRINT also develops new prostheses. Movement scientist Esar van Hal studies the lateral balance of amputees while standing and walking. A new prosthetic device should help improve this balance.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
From 24 - 27 June, AIMED, COVER, and IFMSA Groningen hosted aiHackCovid, the online AI - COVID-19 hackathon. Talented students and staff from a variety of fields in AI, computer science, and epidemiology took on COVID-19 and found fascinating...
Ook deze zomer zijn we nog voorzichtig bij het plannen van vakanties, blijkt uit het Lifelines Corona-onderzoek onder bijna 30.000 deelnemers die eind mei gevraagd zijn naar hun vakantieplannen.
Ondansetron prescribed by General Practitioners to children who are sick from stomach flu appears to be effective in reducing vomiting and preventing dehydration. This is the finding of a study conducted by GPs in the Northern Netherlands and...
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